Get a $4K grant and six months of free workspace in the Communitech Hub in Waterloo Region. Join the next Google for Entrepreneurs cohort from April to September and you’ll gain access to Google development tools, mentors and special events, all located in a thriving tech centre. Plus, accelerate your product development with a non-repayable CDN$4,000 grant.

As part of tenancy, startups enjoy program perks including:

  • CDN$4000 to fund product development and customer development activities
  • Access to mentorship from Google engineering, marketing, and PR experts
  • Business strategy and customer validation expertise from Communitech Executives in Residence (EIRs)
  • Sales funnel and marketing strategy mentorship from Communitech Rev EIRs
  • Weekly accountability meetings to help you hit your product development and traction milestones
  • Access to various Communitech Startup Services Group (SSG) learning and revenue-generation programs
  • Exclusive access to events and opportunities with investors, advisors and service providers
  • UX review by Google experts
  • Opportunity to receive CDN$100,000 worth of Google Cloud Platform credits for one year (including an architecture review)
  • 12 months of Firebase Bonfire plan
  • Third-party UserTesting credits for 10 full user tests and five mini tests
  • Access to Google’s network
  • Lunch and learns at Google throughout the program
  • Consideration for Google Developers Summits, Google I/O and Launchpad Week events

Workspace is open-concept and shared. There is a limit of four seats per startup.

Selection Criteria

We’re looking for startups that exemplify the following criteria:

  • Have a diverse and well-balanced founding team
  • Are solving a significant problem that can positively impact millions of lives
  • Have validated their problem-solution fit
  • Are currently working on a minimum viable product or beta
  • Are eager to learn, network, and fully tap into the resources and opportunities offered through Communitech and Google

Applications are open until midnight, Feb. 28. Apply now:


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Want to talk to someone? Contact Marylin Ma, Communitech Program Manager at